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Gunmen kill two policemen, abduct two Americans, two Canadians

Gunmen kill two policemen, abduct two Americans, two Canadians

Kidnappings for ransom are common in Nigeria. The Police Public Relations Officer for Kaduna, Asp Mukhtar Aliyu who confirmed the incidence said the identity of the kidnapped expatriates were not ye...

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Accused cop killer now on trial

Accused cop killer now on trial

Barbour spoke hours after Bracamontes called one slain officer's partner a " coward " amid a series of profane and incriminating statements. Only thing that I f***ing regret is that I f***ing just kil...

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Kevin Garnett To Paul Pierce: 'Isaiah Who?'

Kevin Garnett To Paul Pierce: 'Isaiah Who?'

Former NBA player Jalen Rose spoke up on the issue and called Pierce 'Petty.' He then explained why one video during a night filled with a bunch of different announcements wouldn't matter much...

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'New California' campaign seeks to split the Golden State - again

'New California' campaign seeks to split the Golden State - again

Neither party's presidential candidates even bother to campaign there, knowing it will go Democrat. One notable effort was the "State of Jefferson" proposal in 1941. Some in the state under the "Cal...

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US Congress averts federal government shutdown for another month

US Congress averts federal government shutdown for another month

While the media, Democrats , Republicans, and President Trump were either preaching doomsday or basking in the afterglow of sweet victory, a government shutdown was looming. The tax package include...

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Lawmakers vow to 'get answers' from Bannon after round of questioning

Lawmakers vow to 'get answers' from Bannon after round of questioning

Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., said that Bannon's attorney, William Burck, told the committee that while Bannon himself was willing to speak with lawmakers and investigators, he could not answer ...

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Israeli court detains 'slap video' Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamini until trial

Israeli court detains 'slap video' Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamini until trial

She added that it is also important to highlight Tamimi's home environment, noting that her father was previously convicted of organizing the village children to ambush and attack Israeli soldiers . ...

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Large Meteor Causes Earthquake, Lights Up the Night Sky Over Michigan

Large Meteor Causes Earthquake, Lights Up the Night Sky Over Michigan

The sight of a meteor shooting through the sky last night sparked fears that Planet Earth was about to be invaded by aliens. The National Weather Service and United States Geological Survey confir...

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VHP says Togadia is missing, police deny arresting him

VHP says Togadia is missing, police deny arresting him

Bhatt , while denying that he has not been arrested either by Gujarat or Rajasthan police as was being speculated by VHP workers and followers. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the umbrell...

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East China Sea slick fire from sunken oil tanker burns out

East China Sea slick fire from sunken oil tanker burns out

The Sanchi and a cargo ship collided 160 miles off Shanghai just over a week ago. Strong winds had pushed it away from the Chinese coast, where the incident happened, and into Japan's exclusive econ...

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Siblings Held Captive By Parents, Some Malnourished And Shackled To Beds

Siblings Held Captive By Parents, Some Malnourished And Shackled To Beds

David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise, 49, are in police custody, charged with multiple counts of child abuse after police made a chilling discovery inside their Perris, California home. And the f...

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Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment

Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) said Trump's reported language at a bipartisan meeting in the Oval Office was one of the most racist things he has ever heard any president utter. "I think that they...

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Authorities in Tirana react on the murder of the Serb politician

Authorities in Tirana react on the murder of the Serb politician

Tanjug news agency quoted his lawyer as saying Ivanovic had been shot at least five times. They planned to discuss the issues of auto register plates and functioning of the bridge in Kosovska Mitrovic...

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Steve Bannon Has Been Subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Steve Bannon Has Been Subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Trump has gone public in distancing himself from Bannon once the news of the comments in Wolff's book went public. Bannon testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee, which is also invest...

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Pilot, aides who 'bombed' Venzuelan Supreme Court killed in gunbattle with forces

Pilot, aides who 'bombed' Venzuelan Supreme Court killed in gunbattle with forces

The Interior Ministry said two officers were killed and five injured, and five people from the "terrorist cell" were arrested, VTV reported. The former cop achieved global infamy after staging an at...

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Caddo and Bossier Schools closed Wednesday, Jan. 17

Caddo and Bossier Schools closed Wednesday, Jan. 17

In anticipation of predicted winter precipitation, some Angelina County schools have made a decision as of 5 p.m. today to delay school on Tuesday. " School will begin at 10 a.m.", said David Flowe...

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More than 1000 people charged by police for watching Facebook sex video

More than 1000 people charged by police for watching Facebook sex video

Over 1000 Danish teens have been charged with distributing sexually explicit material after an underage sex video was shared repeatedly on Facebook Messenger . authorities. Facebook reportedly ...

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Donald Trump's Loopy Week of Loopy

As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used t...

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Immigrant Crackdown: Man Leaves Home, Family After 30 Years In US

Immigrant Crackdown: Man Leaves Home, Family After 30 Years In US

Cindy Garcia said she is working on getting Jorge Garcia back to the USA but it's going to be at least 18 months until she get a hearing with consulate. "It was touch-and-go throughout the Obama adm...

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UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted civilian flight

UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted civilian flight

The video, immediately aired by Doha-based news network Al-Jazeera, shows Sheikh Abdullah saying he was invited to Abu Dhabi as a guest of "Sheikh Mohammed". "The flight was a routine scheduled flig...

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US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei

US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei

The government also wants Cricket, an AT&T subsidiary, to stop selling Huawei-branded smartphones. The Huawei issue drew the attention of the Chinese foreign ministry, which said that "we hope tha...

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Myanmar, Bangladesh to Begin Return of Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar, Bangladesh to Begin Return of Rohingya Refugees

The pact, which was decided during meetings between Bangladesh's Foreign Secretary Mohammad Shahidul Haque and Myanmar Permanent Secretary Myint Thu in Naypyidaw on Monday and Tuesday, will come into ...

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FBI warned Trump's son in-law on Murdoch ex-wife

FBI warned Trump's son in-law on Murdoch ex-wife

Among the US officials' concerns was the prospect that Murdoch was lobbying for a massive $100 million construction project in Washington , D.C. that they feared could be used for surveillance by Chi...

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Most active volcano in the Philippines sends locals and tourists fleeing

Most active volcano in the Philippines sends locals and tourists fleeing

Numerous people took shelter in schools turned into evacuation centers, Jukes Nunez, an Albay provincial disaster response officer, told the Associated Press by telephone. A level four alert means t...

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Turkey witnessed sharpest decline in freedom: 2018 Freedom Report

Turkey witnessed sharpest decline in freedom: 2018 Freedom Report

The report mentioned that the "mass replacement of elected mayors" with Ankara-appointed officials, the "arbitrary prosecutions of right activists and other perceived enemies of the state", and the co...

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Inventor Peter Madsen Charged With Murdering, Dismembering Journalist Kim Wall

Inventor Peter Madsen Charged With Murdering, Dismembering Journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen (right) talked to a police officer after his submarine sank outside Copenhagen Harbor. Prosecutors have said they are seeking a punishment of life in prison. The inventor's often cha...

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North and South Korea might construct first unified Olympic workforce ever

Even though there is no such previous case at the Olympics, Sports Minister Do said there have been cases where the two Koreas marched together under the Korean Unification flag during global sporti...

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Trump says 'I'm not a racist', keeps door open for DACA deal

Congress must pass a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown by next weekend, as the current spending law - itself a stopgap measure -runs only through January 19. President Trump is ...

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'Karnataka has already started diverting water from Mhadei river: Vinod Palyekar

'Karnataka has already started diverting water from Mhadei river: Vinod Palyekar

The third volume contains specific arguments on various legal issues such as non-compliance of Karnataka to various statutory provisions and the global law on river disputes and diversion of water", N...

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Qatar fighter jets 'intercepted two UAE airliners'

Qatar fighter jets 'intercepted two UAE airliners'

Citing the country's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the agency said Qatari fighter planes intercepted a Bahrain-bound Emirati civilian aircraft. Civil aviation director Saif al-Suwaidi sai...

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Amethi: Clashes between protesters, Cong workers as Rahul Gandhi arrives

Amethi: Clashes between protesters, Cong workers as Rahul Gandhi arrives

Gandhi represents Amethi in the Lok Sabha . Meanwhile, a scuffle broke out in Salon region where Gandhi was attending an event as BJP leaders alleged that they were attacked by the Congress worke...

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Indonesia Stock Exchange Floor Collapses, And Dozens Are Injured

Indonesia Stock Exchange Floor Collapses, And Dozens Are Injured

Stock exchange president director Tito Sulistio said the exchange would pay for the treatment of the visiting students. This photo received from Amailia Putri Hasniawati via WhatsApp shows people ru...

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Ten dead as clashes shut airport in Libyan capital

Ten dead as clashes shut airport in Libyan capital

Health officials said at least nine people had been killed and 32 wounded, after the Bugra group launched the early morning attack. Mitiga is the only functioning airport in the Libyan capital f...

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Iran's Rouhani says Trump 'failed' to kill off nuclear deal

Iran's Rouhani says Trump 'failed' to kill off nuclear deal

His comments followed Donald Trump's statement that he wanted to fix the "terrible flaws" of the agreement and threatened to pull the U.S. out of the pact. He said the new deal should curb Iran's ...

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Judge rules girl can use medical marijuana in school

Judge rules girl can use medical marijuana in school

While medical marijuana is legal in IL, it is against the law for students to use it in school or have school nurses administer it. An assistant attorney general told Blakey his office would allow t...

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Mahmoud Abbas slams Trump over 'slap of the century'

Mahmoud Abbas slams Trump over 'slap of the century'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday blamed Israel for ruining the ongoing Oslo Accords and said President Donald Trump's handling of the peace talks was a "slap in the face" to Palesti...

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Trump criticizes, then endorses surveillance program renewal

Trump criticizes, then endorses surveillance program renewal

After a call with House speaker Paul Ryan he hastily reversed his view, claiming support . House majority leader Kevin McCarthy quickly corrected the president, saying that an agreement on DACA w...

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Sturgeon: UK Brexit plan 'beggars belief'

Sturgeon: UK Brexit plan 'beggars belief'

Ms Sturgeon was speaking as the Scottish government prepares to publish their assessment of the impact of Brexit on the Scottish economy. This compares to a 6.1 percent (9.0 billion) fall if a fr...

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Hamas member injured in Lebanon bomb blast

Hamas member injured in Lebanon bomb blast

Who tried to kill a senior Hamas official in Lebanon? The television channel then reported that Hamdan played a leading security role at Hamas, adding that Israel was tracing him. In this context...

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Hijab cutting incident did not happen, Toronto police say

Hijab cutting incident did not happen, Toronto police say

While law enforcement acknowledge it's " very unusual " for an individual to make this sort of phony accusation, they confirmed the young girl will not face legal consequences. Many of those who denou...

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